Your recent sightings at Lakenheath Fen
Your recent sightings
What to look out for- Brilliant Bee-flies!
In the first blog since our full (but temporary) closure of Lakenheath Fen, I thought it would be nice to shine a spotlight on some of the highlights of spring that we not only will have at Lakenheath; but also what you can see out and about on yo...Posted 26 Mar 2020 by Heidi Jones
Our response to COVID-19 at Lakenheath Fen
Following the latest government advice we have made the difficult decision to close the reserve completely for the foreseeable future- our entrance gate at the roadside will be locked from 25th March onwards. This is to prioritise the health and...Posted 19 Mar 2020 by Heidi Jones
'Chiffy' and his friends- early Spring at Lakenheath Fen
Our first chiffchaff of the spring was heard on the morning of 8 March, singing outside the Visitor Centre, and this really was the crowning glory on what has been a very spring-like week with warm sunny weather on several days, several sightings ...Posted 13 Mar 2020 by Heidi Jones
A hint of spring... and all the news from Lakenheath Fen!
I ought to start with the sensible stuff- and let you all know that if you are travelling to us from the Ely direction there is a road closure which might be relevant- it is the Highbridge Gravel Drove / Newman’s Drove / Farthing’s Drove road...Posted 27 Feb 2020 by Heidi Jones
A week of more snakes than ladders... but here's our sightings!
Welcome to the latest blog! After a rough start to the week, where our workshop was burgled overnight, the wildlife at the reserve has kept us all sane and reminded us of the good things in life- it has been a week which has seen more and more...Posted 09 Feb 2020 by Heidi Jones
Cranes, cranes and more cranes... Spring is on it's way!
This week has given visitors almost daily sightings of cranes on the reserve, especially in the afternoons, with Joist Fen being the most reliable place to stop and look for them. Today, approximately eighteen were seen by Cat on the track beyond...Posted 31 Jan 2020 by Heidi Jones